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US investment shifts to ASEAN

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As China and India begin to lose luster, private investors are increasingly setting their gaze on the diverse and rapidly growing countries of ASEAN....
Cambodia, Thailand to open joint trade zones

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Cambodia and Thailand on June 12 agreed to boost bilateral trade and investment by establishing two special economic zones along their shared border, the...
Cambodia’s rice exports surge

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Milled rice exports from Cambodia rose 127 per cent to 146,854 tonnes in the period from January to May 2013 compared to the same...
Few in ASEAN aware of upcoming integration (video)

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The majority of the 600-million population in ASEAN are unaware of upcoming changes in the ten-member bloc, especially about new measures that are intended...
Apple’s next innovation to intimidate Asia

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If anything can be said about Apple products, it’s that they are game changers. This week, the widely publicised Apple Developers’ Conference, which began...
ASEAN Timeline

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The next big step for ASEAN will be the AEC
New ASEAN start-ups that hold potential

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A look at the start-up scene in ASEAN brings to light that there are a number of fresh firms around that have high potential...
No single currency in sight for ASEAN

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Despite lots of commitments for cooperation within the ASEAN bloc at the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Myanmar from June 5 to...

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What is the ratio between unemployment and corruption in ASEAN countries? This infographic shows the correlation between both factors.
Common ASEAN visa system in the making

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Four ASEAN countries on June 5 at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia 2013 held in Myanmar signed an agreement to facilitate...
Prestigious event raises Myanmar’s profile

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia 2013 puts Myanmar in the spotlight. The country has received massive investment pledges in the line-up to the prestigious conference, but with high potential also comes risk.
Philippines gets first semiconductor lab

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In an effort to cut costs for the Philippines’ emerging semiconductor and electronics industries, the government has launched the country’s first laboratory to conduct...
ASEAN nations eager to conquer space

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Unnoticed by many, member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have stepped up their spending for space science in the past,...
Shoe factory collapses in Cambodia (video)video

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The collapse of the ceiling of a shoe factory in Cambodia on the morning of May 16 left at least two dead and injured...
SingTel on shopping spree in ASEAN

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Singapore’s largest telecoms provider, SingTel, said it will set aside $1.6 billion over the next three years for startup acquisitions in Southeast Asia,  preferably...
Brunei wise to set focus on food security

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Agriculture is the next sector the Brunei government has set sights on to transform its oil-dependent economy, a forward-thinking measure that future generations will certainly be thankful for.
Sarawak’s unduly overlooked solar potential

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Solar power plants are suitable for Sarawak’s equatorial location on Borneo, and the low frequency of debilitating storms make the energy source especially viable, writes Justin Calderon after an on-site inspection.
On the search for ASEAN’s most admired enterprises

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The ASEAN Business Advisory Council has launched the search for 2013's 'Most Admired ASEAN Enterprises' through the ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) for large, medium and small enterprises in the region.